To the many sounds you'd expect to be produced by a forest, consider including this: the sound of the piano. The majestic "red spruce" growing in the Val di Fiemme of Italy's Dolomites has been prized by instrument makers for centuries. To see why, "CBS Sunday Morning's" Seth Doane followed in the snowshoe tracks of an Italian forest ranger and Luc...

Ferrari Trento is the Official Sparkling Wine of Formula 1®. Announced globally ahead of the start to the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the prestigious three year partnership will see Ferrari Trento's award winning sparkling wine become the official toast of Formula 1® celebrations throughout 2021, and beyond. Formula 1® has appointed Ferr...

The health emergency has inevitably had an impact on Speck Alto Adige PGI. In the last year production dropped by -4.4%, equal to 2,802,310 packages. However, the latest annual meeting of the Consortium, which elected David Recla as president, also revealed some positive data. Starting with the market share, which is stable at 41.2%. “Speck Alto Ad...

The Autonomous Province of Trento, in collaboration with the University of Trento and the Opera Universitaria of Trento 1, is organizing a selection process for the awarding of 5 scholarships to descendants of Trentino emigrants living abroad, for the purpose of attending the University of Trento (Unicolor Project). The scholarships are divided as...

Mezzano lies at the foot of the famous Dolomites Mountains called “Pale di San Martino”, recently recognized by UNESCO as world heritage. The centre of Mezzano is made of an almost continuous sequence of old rural, residential stone and wood buildings that follow the ancient way to Feltre. There are no monumental buildings in this borgo, but it can...

Ask any family traveler for their favorite countries to visit with kids and you'll always see Italy high on that list. We have been to Italy with kids every year since they were born and we always had a good time, but this year's family summer vacation in Trentino region was our kids' absolute favorite.  Why? Read on about our family summer vacatio...

In our family, we ski mainly to eat. And, judging by the hordes of people elbowing themselves into the buffet line come 1 p.m. in every “rifugio” (Alpine lodge) in the Italian Dolomites, that seems to be the case for many of those who partake in the great Italian tradition of the “settimana bianca” (“white week”, or week-long ski holiday).  Our day...

On a frigid January morning, we arrive at Villa Margon in Trento to photograph the Lunelli family. Well, most of the family, because only the middle generation is present. The children, eleven in total, ranging from 3 to 15 years old, are at school. The aunts and uncles — four of the five remaining children of Bruno Lunelli, who in 1952 acquired th...

2020 was a difficult year for everyone and sport is non an exception. Thousands of races and events were cancelled due to the pandemic, including the Olympic Games in Tokyo. But the world of sport did not stop completely and in the last months of this terrible year in Italy five young sports stars raised up and and everyone is talking about them. W...

When I told my family of lifelong skiers I was off on a trip to the 3 Zinnen Dolomites (also known as the 3 Peaks Dolomites), none of them had ever heard of it. Yet, it is only a couple of hours' drive from South Tyrol favourite Val Gardena, where I remember completing the 26km Sellaronda ski circuit with them when I was seven. The skiing area I wa...